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Framestore Adds 2 VFX Supervisors to Montreal Team

The studio’s Québec facility celebrates 10th anniversary and announces addition of Francois Lambert and Jeremy Robert as VFX supervisors; recent deliveries include ‘Barbie,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ and ‘Foundation’ Season 2.

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Natasha Anne Francis Joins BOT VFX as Executive Producer

The industry veteran brings 30+ years of experience across television and film with credits on projects including ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,’ ‘Tron: Legacy,’ ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’ and ‘The Orville.’

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DreamWorks and DNEG Alum Archie Donato Joins Jellyfish Pictures

The industry veteran comes on board as creative director of animation as the studio expands into feature animation and high-end TV; animation division also recently welcomed Chrissy Metge as executive producer and Louis Flores as VFX supervisor. 

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Stellar Speaker Lineup Set for VIEW 2023

Italy’s premier international event boasts a roster of award-winning guests, including ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ co-director Joaquim Dos Santos, BAFTA Award winner and Oscar nominee Henry Selick, and Netflix’s ‘Nimona’ directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane; event runs October 15-20.

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All Eyes on Ottawa - OIAF 2023 Schedule is Live

The 5-day festival and TV animation conference, featuring screenings, exhibits, workshops, and entertainment, is around the corner, running September 20-24.

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Nick Bruno and Chris Wedge Projects in Development at Annapurna

The ‘Nimona’ director joins the animation division along with Julie Zackary as head of animation production and Erica Pulcini as creative executive; next animated feature, ‘Foo’ to be helmed by the Oscar-winning Blue Sky co-founder.

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BWA and The Titmouse Foundation Launch ‘Equity Excelerator’

Committed the studio’s 2025 hiring goal of 200 diverse animation professionals, foundation and Black Women Animate Studios team up to support development program targeting historically underrepresented and diverse talent.

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Podcast EP 222: 2D Animator Jon Densk and His Short Film ‘Axolodyssey’

The 2D animator discusses what industry experience completely changed his view of animation, how he is improving his character performance and building a social media presence for his new short - a work in progress funded via Kickstarter. 

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The Imaginarium Studios Announces New Hires

Leading mocap and performance capture company names Alex Hill business development manager for gaming, Dan Baybutt post-production supervisor, and Lucy Pennington operations managers.

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Podcast EP 221: Tomas Barrenechea on Creating Stop-Motion NFTs

The CG animator, NOT known for his CG work, talks stop-motion animation, NFTs and where he’s going with his red blob creation, Tomba.

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VIEW 2023 Welcomes ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem’s Jeff Rowe

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 28, 2023 at 3:05pm

The hit Paramount film’s Annie Award-winning writer/director, along with Oscar-winning sound mixer Mark Ulano, join the stellar line-up of in-person attendees and speakers, including Henry Selick, Peter Sohn, and Sam Fell; the VIEW Conference takes place October 15-20 in Turin, Italy.

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Walt Disney Pictures VFX Workers File for Union Election

The workers join the latest wave of industry artists calling for protections afforded their union colleagues; group follows Marvel VFX workers as only the 2nd ever VFX worker NLRB filing.

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NFB Names Richard Cormier Director General

The 30+ year industry veteran will oversee implementation of the organization’s vision and objectives across production, distribution, marketing, and business; he assumes his new role September 11.

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OIAF and TAC Return to Ottawa Next Month

The Animation Conference opens its doors September 20-22, during the Ottawa International Animation Festival September, which runs September 20-24.

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Pixotope Announces New Executive Appointments

Mixed reality software company taps media and entertainment industry veterans Phil Ventre and Vivian Yu to support its growth servicing demand for virtual production in the broadcast and APAC markets.

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Jonathan Schneider Joins Invisible Universe as President of Studios

The Skydance and Disney alum will lead efforts to adopt new technologies for the studio, especially those involving AI, mo-cap, and real-time rendering.

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Marvel VFX Workers Set to Vote for IATSE Unionization

Now that an election agreement has been met, Marvel’s VFX crew will vote next week for union representation, hopefully paving the way for further participation across the entire industry.

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